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Nineteenth Street looking south across Morgan and Lucas Streets. (Ca. 1900) St. Nicholas Catholic Church (German) at 1831 Lucas in left distance. Missouri History Museum

Nineteenth Street looking south across Morgan and Lucas Streets. Nicholas Catholic Church (German) at 1831 Lucas in left distance.

Looking north on Halsted from North Ave, 1900, Chicago This scene is dramatically different today. Ryerson and Burnham Archive, Art Institut...

Looking north on Halsted from North Ave, Chicago This scene is dramatically different today. Ryerson and Burnham Archive, Art Institut.

Chicago Blizzard of 1967

Impassable ( Tribune archive photo ) Twenty-three inches of snow, the largest single snowfall in Chicago history, covered the city and suburbs in the blizzard of Abandoned vehicles made even major streets and highways impassable.

The blizzard of 1888 Bronx, NY.

Snowstorm A great blizzard (by some accounts a late-season hurricane that collided with a cold front) paralyzes New York under snowdrifts two stories deep in places; it will take the city nearly two weeks to recover. - New-York Historical Society

On the ‘L’, 1943, Chicago. The accompanying caption read: "Seldom crowded and always in the open, ‘L’ trains offer a...

On the & Chicago. The accompanying caption read: "Seldom crowded and always in the open, & trains offer a more leisurely and more pleasureable ride. The subways are speedier and don& constitute a traffic menace.

Grant Park looking north from Illinois Central Station c. 1890

The photo was taken in either 1890 during a reunion of Civil War veterans or 1894 when army soldiers camped there while putting down the Pullman strike.

Michigan Avenue looking north from Van Buren in the last 1880s.

18 photos and images dating back to the A slide show of Chicago images. Michigan Avenue looking north from Van Buren in the last

'High altar Christmas' at St. Procopius College (now Benedictine University) | 1920

'High altar Christmas' at St. Procopius College (now Benedictine University)

"Chapel 1920" | St. Procopius College (now Benedictine University)

Inside the Ben Hall Chapel, Benedictine University (then St.

Pine Street Chicago 1868 Pictures

1868 Chicago Water Tower and Pumping Station - this is an amazing photo of the pre-Water Tower area on Michigan Avenue. Quite a difference from modern days view!